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Thursday, 19 October 2017 00:00

HALLOWEEN SAFETY

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With Halloween just around the corner it is time to start thinking about an action plan on how you are going to handle the spookiest night of the year and what you can do to keep you and your friends safe. LFK has put together some ideas for you to do just that: Practice responding safely to risky situations that could arise while trick or treating such as if a car approaches you and someone you don't know tries to get your attention, practice moving away from the car and telling a trusted adult; Continuum of safe and unsafe actions…
Thursday, 12 October 2017 00:00

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

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Fire Prevention Week is October 8th-14th, do you know two ways to get out of your home? Do you know where the exits are in your school? A fire can take only seconds to spread and what you do with that time can mean life or death so have a plan and always know where the exits are wherever you are located. The National Fire Protection Association has an easy activity to help you create your own home fire escape plan just click here or watch their helpful fire prevention videos to learn more about you should do in case…
Friday, 06 October 2017 16:14

A VISIT FROM LIBERIA

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Liberia, a country in West Africa, is a place that few people in Arizona have been but some lucky students at several schools across the state had the ability to learn about it first hand from Mr. Samuel Williams. Samuel was honored at the schools he visited by receiving special flag ceremonies and then he spoke about his own country and the difference that he is trying to make. Samuel came to the U.S. to further his education so that he can go back and help shape Liberia's budding democracy. (Liberia's constitution is only 31 years old and modeled after…
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 00:00

NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY

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National Voter Registration Day is a day to celebrate democracy and your right to vote! This holiday was established to remind everyone they need to register in order for their voice to be heard at the polls. Imagine, you go to vote only to realize you forgot to register and are now unable to cast your ballot. No one should be faced with that disappointment. Enter National Voter Registration Day, a day to remind people to register, so they never have to feel like their voice doesn't count. If you haven't registered, maybe you just turned 18, maybe you recently…
Friday, 22 September 2017 00:00

FRIGHTENING FUN THIS FALL

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The first day of fall is officially here and while it may not feel like it outside the obvious signs for Arizona are definitely there: days are getting shorter, Halloween costumes are on the shelves, pumpkin spice everything is everywhere and horror movies are hitting theaters in droves. Unfortunately, with movies and costumes also comes pranks and while many of them may be silly and harmless, like the red balloons tied on sewer grates, it is important to remember that pranks can go too far and when they do they can result in legal action. In 2016, a series of…